Education

  • International professional organization providing professional development, journals, newsletters, conferences, and special education publications related to policy, standards, and advocacy for under-served individuals.
  • A discussion list that promotes the successful participation of individuals with disabilities in challenging academic programs and careers, including business, technology, science, engineering, and mathematics. To subscribe, send an email to: doit@uw.edu.
  • Gathers and disseminates the professional literature, information, and resources on the education and development of individuals of all ages who have disabilities and/or who are gifted.
  • Offers online training on accessible information technology for persons with disabilities.
  • This guide was created to bring awareness to rights and responsibilities of students with disabilities, help them learn how to take advantage of services, and provide expert advice.
  • The National Center on Disability and Access to Education (NCDAE) monitors and promotes electronically-mediated distance education policies and practices that enhance the lives of people with disabilities and their families.
  • Publications and information on children with disabilities, IDEA, No Child Left Behind, and research-based educational practices.
  • NEADS is a consumer organization with a mandate to encourage the self-empowerment of post-secondary students with disabilities in Canada. NEADS advocates for increased accessibility to college or university education.
  • A resource for parents and educators who want to master the terminology, procedures, and best practices in special education; this includes early intervention, IEPs and RTI, inclusion, classroom and behavior management, and a terminology dictionary.
  • The education component of the University of Toronto's Adaptive Technology Resource Centre (ATRC) provides online courses and resources to the special education community.
  • Dedicated to improving results for infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities ages birth through twenty-one by providing leadership and financial support to assist states and local districts.
  • A resource for connecting college students with disabilities in access to higher education and employment issues.
  • Links to articles, cases, and free resources on topics relating to special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.